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    Wow. That is some story. You are doing amazingly...

    Wow. That is some story. You are doing amazingly well with the kit.
    Has Fudge been vaccinated yet?
  2. Cats can also be a nuisance and cause a lot of...

    Cats can also be a nuisance and cause a lot of damage to rabbits by swiping at them through the bars - another reason to raise the height and have a smaller inner mesh, particularly on your site with...
  3. You will need to be able to get inside the run...

    You will need to be able to get inside the run yourself so that you can clean it out, replace water, etc. so I would be inclined to make it tall enough for you to stand up in. It will make life a lot...
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    I've generally had younger rabbits as new...

    I've generally had younger rabbits as new partners for bereaved bunnies (ie 8 weeks and up to about 2 ears old). It depends what you want for the future, and what she will accept. It does tend to...
  5. Have a look at these: ...

    Have a look at these:

    https://www.harcourt-brown.co.uk/articles/free-food-for-rabbits/calcium-and-rabbit-food
    https://www.harcourt-brown.co.uk/articles/free-food-for-rabbits/diet-sheets

    I...
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    I would try a: - damp cloth for anything sticky...

    I would try a:
    - damp cloth for anything sticky - microfibre ones are good.
    - comb of appropriate size for anything dry.
  7. I would use some substantial weldmesh on the...

    I would use some substantial weldmesh on the fence and roof to keep out larger predators (eg foxes) and some much smaller mesh inside it to stop rats getting in (eg 0.5"), maybe on a separate wooden...
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    She is in good hands, you are taking full...

    She is in good hands, you are taking full precautions and it is the sensible way forward, if it is reasonably possible. Fingers crossed.
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    With a lot of insects, the best way of getting...

    With a lot of insects, the best way of getting rid of them is to remove their food source. There will always be gaps big enough for them to get in, but they won't bother if there's no reason to. The...
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    He could also be a she - how sure are you?...

    He could also be a she - how sure are you? Mistakes are quite common, especially from shops - although breeders don't always get it right.
    What breeding are they both supposed to be?
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    My current trio just like chasing each other...

    My current trio just like chasing each other round, digging holes, grooming or eating. I put forage in different locations (eg hanging baskets, or poking through the bars of the run) to make it more...
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    He may prefer to have a bunny friend so that he...

    He may prefer to have a bunny friend so that he can redirect his attention to them. At the moment he only has humans, who don't really speak rabbit.

    Is he neutered yet?
    If he has been neutered...
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    I agree that Fred is looking very handsome. ...

    I agree that Fred is looking very handsome.

    The beetles are unlikely to be harmful to you or Fred, but are not something you want in the flat. If you can identify the beetle and find out its food...
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    I have two lurchers and an assortment of small...

    I have two lurchers and an assortment of small furries, including 3 outside rabbits. I would not trust the dogs (mine or any others that may visit) with access to the rabbits, so they are kept...
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    I would be inclined to keep the vet appointment....

    I would be inclined to keep the vet appointment. If you have a feeling there is something wrong, it is well worth getting it checked out - rabbits can go downhill very quickly. Any change in...
  16. Puppy pads are useful for keeping a rabbit drier...

    Puppy pads are useful for keeping a rabbit drier - try them on their own or under hay - wherever he normally wees. At least it will stop him sitting in urine. You may need to do regular bum baths /...
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    Grass is excellent for fibre / gut motility. You...

    Grass is excellent for fibre / gut motility. You can pull it by hand or cut eg with scissors. It doesn't cause bladder issues. It is the most natural food for rabbits, after all.
    Without fibre, the...
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    I totally agree with all the above posts. PTS is...

    I totally agree with all the above posts. PTS is quite an extreme suggestion for a rabbit with highly treatable symptoms and who is still eating, etc and otherwise has a good quality of life.
    ...
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    It sounds typical of dental issues, Pellets are...

    It sounds typical of dental issues, Pellets are hard and crunchy. Hay can also be painful to eat as it requires a lot of grinding.

    You could try softening his usual pellets with some water, or...
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    In the UK, vets have to work down the prescribing...

    In the UK, vets have to work down the prescribing cascade - for rabbits, this tends to mean that the first line antibiotic is Baytril.
  21. Thread: Lawn boost!

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    You can get different mixes of grass seed for...

    You can get different mixes of grass seed for different areas eg shade mix.
    Moss grows in damp conditions, so you need to improve the drainage to stop it growing - spiking it all over with a fork...
  22. If it is EC causing the symptoms, this isn't...

    If it is EC causing the symptoms, this isn't unusual. It is often a roller-coaster ride during treatment. Standard treatment is for 28 days, with a full clean on days 21 and 28 of the cycle. The...
  23. Their nails tend to start being not as straight...

    Their nails tend to start being not as straight from about 5 years old - but that is a bit vague for ageing a rabbit. In younger animals, the nails / toes are nice and parallel and regular, and they...
  24. Poo output is a quick indicator of how things are...

    Poo output is a quick indicator of how things are working - size, shape, texture, quantity.
  25. An episode of stasis can take up to a couple of...

    An episode of stasis can take up to a couple of weeks to overcome, assuming there is nothing else going in.
    As JJ says, ongoing pain relief and gut meds will probably be needed for several days -...
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